The PC tag should be used for questions about PC-specific problems with a game, and the tweaking of a PC configuration to best accommodate gaming. Applies to all of Linux, Windows and OS X.

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What counts as a “wired” controller when connecting it to my laptop? [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect my 360 controller to my laptop but it won't connect. I have it plugged into the USB slot using the cable that came with a charge kit, and I have the "Xbox 360 controller for ...
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How can I use an Arcade Stick designed for the PS3 on my PC?

I have a Hori Real Arcade Pro 3 SF4 Edition Arcade Stick for PS3. It looks similar to this: Is it possible to use this with my PC? To be specific, I would like to use this with Super Street Fighter ...
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Is there a way to disable hard pogo on extreme?

Extreme difficulty is so unfun when it's mandatory that you have to use hard pogo. Is there a way to disable it even on extreme without it counting as a cheat? Edit: Here's a screenshot of the NES ...
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Help setting up USB joystick for Far cry 3 on PC

I am trying to set up my USB joystick to work with my Far cry 3 on my PC. But its not detected. One of my friend suggested that i should use x360ce to emulate the xbox controller to work in my PC. I ...
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How can I display my GameCube on my PC?

I am thinking about getting a GameCube or a Wii, since it can play GameCube Games too. I do not have any sort of TV nor did I plan on getting one, I only have a PC with a 16:10 ViewSonic Monitor ...
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Skyrim instantly crashes to desktop

Two weeks ago I borrowed an Oculus Rift for the weekend and installed some mods for it, following this guide. Now I'm trying to run it again without the Oculus, and it instantly crashes to desktop. ...
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How to complete Call of Cthulhu 'Journey to devil reef' mission?

I have been playing "Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the earth" on my PC. Now I am in a mission where Jack is rescued by the USS Urania, a coast guard cutter, which is part of a group heading to ...
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How do I get past the final barriers in “The Real World”?

In Saints Row IV, I am currently stuck in the story mission "The Real World". I can't seem to get past the final barriers, every time I try, the second barrier closes long before I make it through. ...
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How can I get my Logitech Dual Action gamepad to work with DuckTales Remastered?

My Logitech Dual Action gamepad is detected by Steam and the Logitech setup utility, but it does not work at all with DuckTales Remastered. Others are having the same issues with the same gamepad as ...
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Blur crashes on Tokyo Shutoko loading screen under Win XP

So far Blur worked fine for me under Windows XP (SP3 32-bit), I managed to beat first boss and start chapter 2. However, just after trying to race on one of the Tokyo Shutoko tracks (presumably ...
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The jump at lvl 2 of Prince of Persia classic

I'm at level 2, and I can't do that jump which takes me to the last screen of the level (it's before getting to the door which takes me to the next level). Every time I jump to the other side back, ...
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Freshly installed RIFT only shows a throne room

I wanted to play RIFT, but I can't get it to work. After installing it, the only thing I see is a throne room with a nice music. There's a cursor, but nothing else. No key seems to work, either. ...
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Assassins Creed 3 invisible coach bug

I have a very annoying bug where coach is always invisible, in cut-scenes and in general. The level of stupidity is really annoying as people literally sit in the air and horses pull them. Not only ...
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How can I play with local teammate on PC?

Is there a way to play Two Headed gigant in Magic 2014 with a local teammate against remote opponents? We are sitting in front of a PC with my friend and we would like to play with guys from the ...
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What is more likely to boost my gaming performance: a new GPU or more RAM? [duplicate]

I would like to be able play GTA:4 on my PC, however my computer's specs are not the best. I have an Intel Pentium R Dual Core e5200 2.50 ghz (Overclocked to 3.41 GHz) with: ATI Radeon HD 4300 512 ...
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How to fix the glitched shopping / inventory menu?

Every time in BL2 when I enter the shopping / inventory screen, I use the mouse wheel to scroll through the items. More often than not, it glitches out and gets stuck alternating between two items in ...
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How to fix Civ 5 graphics

I bought Civ 5 on the Steam sale recently, but it's really hard to play as I'm getting these really bright coloured patches appearing and disappearing on the screen after a bit of playing. Then the ...
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What difference does graphics card RAM make?

There are graphics cards that only differ in the amount of RAM they have, e.g. MSI GTX770 Twin Frozr II Gaming OC 4GB and MSI GTX770 Twin Frozr II Gaming OC 2GB. Is more RAM better for more monitors? ...
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Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition (PC) Audio is not workin

The in-game audio is not working at all, no music in the menus, no effects or nothing while playing (Microsoft Live sound does work, though). This is the environment: Steam client Windows 8 64 bits ...
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Is it possible to 'burn out' a PS3 remote by charging from a PC USB slot?

Is is possible to use my PS3 remote without charging the battery? I use my ps3 remote as it is plugged into the USB port and I notice that it is automatically charging my remote battery. Is it ...
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Improvement values are not correct in Skyrim

According to this source and many others, with smithing skill at level 100 and all the smithing perks, I should be able to improve my armor by 20 points, but what I discovered is that it's not correct ...
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Why doesn't my Thrustmaster Dual Trigger 3-in-1 Rumble Force vibrate when it's supposed to?

I've bought the Thrustmaster Dual Trigger 3-in-1 Rumble Force controller, it claims to support force feedback on PC, but nothing seems to actually cause it to rumble and is no 'Test forces' tab in the ...
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Can I play Saints Row: The Third co-op with PC and PS3?

I have Saints Row: The Third for PS3 and PC(steam). Is there any way that I can play co-op with PC and PS3 over lan?
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Can I direct the audio in Fallout: New Vegas to another device?

I'm playing New Vegas on my PC. I want to redirect the audio to my monitor's speakers while my default audio device is set to my TV. I couldn't find anything in the options, is there somewhere else I ...
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Using the Mayflash GameCube to USB adapter. All buttons work except the C-Stick?

I got a Mayflash "GC Controller Adapter for PC USB". I plugged the GC controller into Port 1 on the Mayflash adapter (it's a dual-port) and plugged the adapter into the USB on my computer. I noticed ...
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I need a console command to empty my inventory

I am carrying way too much stuff in my inventory, and I need a way to drop it all with a console command like being able to take everything from a chest. I need to store everything in a chest in one ...
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Can I enable Xbox 360 controller support?

How can I enable Xbox 360 controller support in Mass Effect 3? Perhaps the ME3 Coalesced Editor will do the trick?
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Assassin's Creed III Random crashes

I've been playing Assassin's Creed III (version 1.05) for the last two days and I'm getting random crashes. The crashes occur when I'm in game for around 10 to 20 minutes at random locations in the ...
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Do I need multiple GPUs to use nVidia Surround?

I'm not at all familiar with nVidia surround. I have a 560GTX and two 1920x1080 monitors side by side and was curious if I can play Skyrim on both monitors like a partial surround using this one card, ...
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How can I use a controller (designed for PlayStation) on a PC, with Xbox layout?

I just bought a controller for use on my PC, but turns out it's not an 'Xbox type' controller. It seems to be a controller with a layout for PlayStation, so when I play games with controller support ...
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Skyrim character freezing repeatedly

I'm in Korvanjund on the Jagged Crown quest, and my character has started freezing up randomly. By 'freezing', I mean: my character will suddenly stop, sheathe weapons and then just stand frozen in ...
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How to mix PS3- and PC-Sound for one headset? [closed]

I like to play games on my PS3 while I'm talking to my mates on Teamspeak on my PC. So I switch to PTT (Push To Talk) on Teamspeak to not broadcast my TV-Sound all the time and simply play. That is ...
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Is there a way to launch the “SKSE” skyrim mod with the default Skyrim Launcher?

I got the "SKSE" and "SkyUI" mod for Skyrim, but launching Skyrim causes errors. SKSE has a special launcher that you need to use, but is there any way to launch SKSE from the default launcher, or ...
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Where can i get reliable offline drivers for a PS3 Controller?

I know of two driver/software combos that allow me to use my PS3 controller as a PC gamepad: MotionInJoy - I am using this right now but I have an older version which I was able to install and use ...
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Remember Me failing scripted event

Has anyone encountered this bug before and fixed it? During Edge's Shortcut, there is a part where you jump across a ledge but the pipe breaks and you fall onto the fan unit thing. Instead, I get ...
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Incorrect Aspect Ratio for Games using nVidia Surround

I am trying to configure any game within Steam, either Call of Duty Black Ops, Modern Warfare 3, or Fallout New Vegas, to correctly use my surround setup of three monitors. Problem is, the ...
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Why doesn't my memory editor table work after restarting the game?

I can't figure out how to keep my static pointers working for multiple play sessions. It's getting rather annoying to have to find the addresses at the start of every session. For fun, I'm trying to ...
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How do I remove a spell “stuck” on my hand in Skyrim?

The spell "Lesser Ward" is stuck on my right hand in Skyrim. I can no longer replace it with another spell by using the GUI, and I can't unequip it either. Using the "favorites" hotkey, I can equip ...
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Configuration gets reset, and cannot find BIOS in ePSXe

I downloaded the PlayStation emulator, ePSXe and it worked fine last night. When I attempted to start a game today, it says it is not configured despite the fact the nothing was changed. When I ...
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Does JOYSTICK-IT work with MAME on PC?

I'm thinking of getting a JOYSTICK-IT by ThinkGeek, the guys who developed the iCade. However, I would like to know if the Joystick works for a MAME Emulator on PC. It should be able to connect fine, ...
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How do I connect Borderlands 2 Mac and PC through LAN?

Trying to get Mac and PC Borderlands 2 to play together over LAN Game Ranger's Mac client doesn't have Borderlands 2. Hamachi did not work. Also tried Tunngle, to no avail. We both have the same ...
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Where are my car liveries saved?

I'd like to know where the liveries for my cars are saved so that I can share them with my friends, and download new ones. On the PC Steam version, does anyone know where they are saved?
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How can I stream PC Games to a Roku Box in real-time?

I would like to stream my PC games from my computer to my Roku 3. I can use my wireless Xbox 360 controller to play. Is this even possible, and if so how can I do it?
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Why do older games play on my new machine if I buy them from Steam but not if I install from the original disc?

My question is why do some older games (actual physical disc version) not play on newer operating systems, but if you purchase digital download version, say from Steam, it plays fine? For example, ...
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How do I switch secondary weapons in Ranger Hardcore?

Without UI and without any keybindings, I am unable to identify any way to switch the secondary weapons in Metro: Last Light in Ranger Hardcore. Without using the UI, how can one switch between ...
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Steam again starting game download after installing Rage

I bought Rage from an online store yesterday. I activated the game and its DLCs (Anarchy Edition and Sewer Missions). After activation the game showed the popup: Game already registered. And ...
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Finn's Lute bug; Converting Xbox 360 save to PC to resolve

Playing Skyrim on Xbox 360. Ran into the Finn's Lute bug. To resolve this, I'm thinking about taking my Xbox 360 save game file, converting it to a PC save game, entering in the PC console code: ...
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Do I need to have Steam for Wolfenstein (2009) single player?

I am thinking about buying Wolfenstein (2009), but on the packaging I noticed that it says something about Steam. Do I also need Steam for single player mode? Basically I want to avoid Steam for ...
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Volume of first Assassins Creed extremely low

So a while ago I purchased the first two Assassins Creed games for the PC from target. Recently, I decided to actually begin playing them for the first time. However the volume for the story line is ...
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Overlord: Raising Hell does not start from Steam

When clicking "play" on Overlord: Raising Hell in the Steam library the game won't run. When you choose "Play Overlord Raising Hell", the game does not start and exits without an error. When you ...